Should you get a screenwriting agent, or is a manager right for you? Should it be manager first, or should you get an agent right away? In my latest blog post, discover their similarities and differences in order to make smart career choices and construct an effective representation team.
Once you get a screenwriting or TV writing agent or manager, how much are you expected to pay them? Commission only, or out of pocket fees? 10% or 15%? All of this and more in my latest BREAKING IN: REPRESENTATION blog post!
Every unrepped screenwriter hopes to attract a name agent or manager who will effectively advocate for him in the professional space. But what are some best-behavior do’s and don’ts that can help the screenwriter make the right impression?
Screenwriters in search of representation have been utilizing query letters for years. But do they actually work? Get the lowdown on who and how to query, tips for writing a killer query and insights from managers on the receiving end in my latest BREAKING IN blogpost.
Everyone wants to get a manager, but how do you attract their attention? Check out my useful guide for getting a screenwriting manager, including quotes from top managers and a slew of resources!
Most new writers come to the industry seeking an agent who will help introduce them and their work to film and television professionals. But today, are agents still on the forefront of talent discovery? And, if so, how do you get their attention?
It takes a village (agents, managers, executives, and endless advocates) to help a screenwriter build a screenwriting career. Staying humble and appreciative is key to making those relationships lasting and productive, and inspiring others to work hard for you.
Often times, agents, managers, producers and executives pass on a screenplay or TV pilot script with one simple line: “I didn’t connect with the material.” But what do they mean when they say that?
Part 1: Contests & Representation Let’s agree on one thing: When it comes to the film and television industry, everything is possible. Over my many years working with screenwriters in the industry, I’ve seen it all. I’ve seen an older gentleman become a staff writer for the very first time,… read more →
When you hear agents and managers talk about what differentiates them from the competition, many will narrow it down to this: Taste level. The belief that their taste level is superior, and that they are therefore able to single out the most promising talent and most marketable work. Part of… read more →